¿Cuáles son las necesidades nutricionales de mi bebé prematuro?

What are the nutritional needs of my premature baby?

Some premature babies who are very young or very sick are fed through an intravenous (or IV) line, which is known as " total parenteral nutrition " (TPN). Total parenteral nutrition contains a special mix of nutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals.

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Los reflejos del recién nacido

newborn reflexes

Do you know why your newborn baby grabs your finger when you bring it close to his little hand? Or why, even if he is not hungry, does he want to suck anything that comes close to his mouth?

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Todo lo que debes saber sobre tu bebé prematuro

Everything you need to know about your premature baby

Under normal conditions, a pregnancy lasts 40 weeks, but the baby is considered mature enough to adapt to the environment outside the womb from the 37th week of gestation. That is why all babies born before 37 weeks of gestation are considered premature.

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¿Hasta cuándo es recomendable darle leche materna a mi bebé?

Until when is it recommended to give my baby breast milk?

The international recommendation is that you give your baby exclusive breast milk (that is, without water, drinks or any other food) during the first 6 months of life, as this becomes a sufficient and complete food that meets all the nutritional requirements of your baby.

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